mental protuberance


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Related to mental protuberance: mental spine, Mental tubercle, mental symphysis

men·tal pro·tu·ber·ance

[TA]
the prominence of the chin at the anterior part of the mandible.

mental protuberance

a midline swelling on the base of the mandible on its anterior surface where the two sides of the mandible come together. Just lateral to the mental protuberance, on either side, are the slightly more pronounced mental tubercles.

men·tal pro·tu·ber·ance

(mentăl prō-tūbĕr-ăns) [TA]
Chin prominence at anterior part of mandible.
Synonym(s): mental process.